|Book||Law and Practice of Compromise 7th Edition||31/07/2010||9781847038081||$481.00|
This book explains and provides authoritative guidance on compromise law with particular attention to Part 36 of the CPR, and brings practitioners completely up-to-date with the law and best practice in this area. This book:
- Shows how to make use of the tools provided under the Civil Procedure Rules for offering settlements and avoiding litigation
- Considers the consequences of a compromise and the effects of a breach
- Deals individually with compromise in different types of dispute, including Chancery litigation, matrimonial, family and inheritance disputes, insurance, serious personal injury claims involving children or patients, employment contract disputes, and landlord and tenant, boundary, and construction disputes
- Examines the enforcement of a compromise and how a compromise is put into effect
- Analyses the role of compromise in arbitrations, appeals and ADR
- Covers related costs issues
- Explains the practice of challenging the validity of a compromise in order to have it set aside
- Features an extensive range of precedents for drafting offers to settle
- Reproduces relevant legislation and practice directions so they can be consulted easily.
The legal foundation and consequences of compromise. The machinery, practice and enforcement of a compromise. The practice on impeachment of a compromise. Offers and costs. The role of legal advisers in compromise. Insurance interests and compromise. Chancery litigation. Matrimonial, family and inheritance disputes. The settlement of serious personal injury claims involving children or patients. Employment contracts and compromise. Landlord and tenant and boundary disputes. Construction litigation. Administrative court proceedings. Arbitrations. Appeals and ADR. Appendices.